Monday, May 17, 2010

Revisionist to the Core

The ever controversial (and Northern-born) Tom DiLorenzo talks to The Daily Bell about The Birth of an Empire:

Thomas James DiLorenzo on Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Authoritarianism and Manipulated History

2 comments:

The Underground Pewster said...

That won't show up in any HS Government and civics textbooks anytime soon.

Chuck Hicks said...

...and I do think TJD goes overboard at times. Lincoln is not quite the monster he seems to portray; but he was the figure willing to lead a structural order that changed the nature of the U.S. republic. And willing to go to war to make it happen.